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Regional Hourly Observations For GALLATIN County
Issued at 1200 AM CDT TUE MAR 20 2018
SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS CITY SKY/WX TMP DP RH WIND PRES REMARKS LAWRENCEVILLE LGT RAIN 42 39 89 N20 29.65R FLORA* CLOUDY 43 39 86 NE15G22 29.65R FAIRFIELD* DRIZZLE 43 42 99 N14G21 29.61R HARRISBURG* DRIZZLE 47 46 99 N9 29.59R ROBINSON* RAIN 37 36 93 NE20 29.69R WCI 27 CARMI* CLOUDY 46 45 93 N13G18 29.59R
Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Illinois
Based on observations at 1200am CDT, Tuesday March 20, 2018
Across Illinois...temperatures are near 30 degrees north, near 40 degrees central, and near 44 degrees south. Current sky conditions are fair north, mostly cloudy central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 58%, and the dew point is near 17 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 55%, and the dew point is near 25 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 89%, and the dew point is near 41 degrees. Winds are from the northeast at 17 mph with gusts at 26 mph north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. The wind chill is near 18 degrees north. Winds are from the northeast at 22 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Winds are from the north at 13 mph with gusts at 21 mph south, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to strong winds. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 49 degrees at Metropolis. The lowest temperature is 28 degrees at Freeport.
Current NOWCAST not available:
Nowcasts are not issued routinely during fair weather. Only when
precipitation or other significant weather is occuring in this county will these
forecasts be issued. Currently, there is no short term forecast in effect.
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Hazardous Weather Outlook For GALLATIN County,IL
1013 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018 DAY ONE Tonight No hazardous weather is expected at this time. DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Tuesday through Sunday There will be a slight chance of thunderstorms Friday night and Saturday. Severe storms are not expected. SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT Spotter activation will not be needed.
7-Day Forecast For GALLATIN County, IL
846 PM CDT Mon Mar 19 2018
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Medium & Long Range Outlook For Illinois
ILLINOIS --------------------------------------------- 6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY MAR 25-29 MAR 27-APR 2 MAR MAR-MAY ----------- ----------- -------- --------- Temperature: Normal Normal Below Normal Precipitation: Above Above Normal Above .... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy5 Day Rainfall Forecast, 6 to 10 Day , 8 to 14 Day , Text, 30-Day Outook, 90-Day Outook, 120-Day Outlook
MRF 10-Day Forecast Meteograms : Springfield , Peoria , Quad City , Chicago (O'Hare) , Rockford
Tuesday March 20, 2018 the 79th Day of Year --------------------------------------------------- SUN Declination 0.230000 Distance 0.999721 AU Rise 07:01 EDT Set 19:12 EDT Transit Meridian 13:06 EDT Civil Twilight Begins 06:36 EDT Ends 19:38 EDT Calculations made for central point in the state. Time in ET -- and will vary due to location and elevation -- Priddy
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
MARCH 20TH HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS ...1882... A tornado (unofficially F2) struck the north side of Lexington, KY destroying barns and a roundhouse. (NWS Louisville) ...1924... A late winter storm in Oklahoma produced nearly a foot of snow at Oklahoma City and at Tulsa. (David Ludlum) ...1948... The city of Juneau received 31 inches of snow in 24 hours, a record for the Alaska capitol. (20th-21st) (David Ludlum) ...1984... A severe three day winter storm came to an end over the Central Plains. The storm produced up to twenty inches of snow in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, and left a thick coat of ice from eastern Kansas across northwestern Missouri into Iowa. (Storm Data)
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky